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Apostolic Vicariate of

Nepal

Nepal Nepal

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 147,181 km²

Population: 7,750 Catholics (0.0% of 31,832,120 total) (2017)

Statistics: 14 parishes, 76 missions, 114 priests (21 diocesan, 93 religious), 269 lay religious (102 brothers, 167 sisters), 5 seminarians (2017)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bettiah (↙), Gorakhpur (↙), Lucknow (←), Bareilly (←), Kangding 康定 (↑), Darjeeling (→), Bagdogra (→), Purnea (↘), Muzaffarpur (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2014.04.25 – ...):Bishop Paul Simick (56)Bishop Paul Simick (56)

Titular Bishop of Maturba

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Nepal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Simick (56)Bishop Paul Simick (56)Permalink
(2014.04.25 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Nepal (Nepal)
Titular Bishop of Maturba

Born:1963.08.07 (India)
Ordained Priest:1992.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:2014.06.29

Titular Bishop of Maturba (2014.04.25 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Nepal (Nepal) (2014.04.25 – ...)

Bishop Anthony Francis Sharma, S.J.Permalink
(2007.02.10 – 2014.04.25)

Born:1937.12.12 (Nepal)
Ordained Priest:1968.05.04
Consecrated Bishop:2007.05.05
Died:2015.12.08 († 77)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Nepal (Nepal) (1984.04.09 – 1996.11.08)

Prefect Apostolic of Nepal (Nepal) (1996.11.08 – 2007.02.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Nepal (Nepal) (2007.02.10 – 2014.04.25)

Titular Bishop of Gigthi (2007.02.10 – 2015.12.08)

Prefects Apostolic of Nepal (Roman Rite)

Fr. Anthony Francis Sharma, S.J. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1996.11.08 – 2007.02.10)

(see above)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Nepal (Roman Rite)

Fr. Anthony Francis Sharma, S.J. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1984.04.09 – 1996.11.08)

(see above)


as of 2019.09.19

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